Applications are now open for the “BLL-SIS Grant for Early-Career Professionals, Paraprofessionals & Students to attend the AALL Annual Meeting and Conference”!
The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance with the costs associated with attending the AALL Annual Meeting & Conference, including registration, travel, housing, and related expenses to library staff, a library student, or a newer librarian. The grant amount available this year is $795.
To qualify for selection, as of the application deadline, applicants must:
- be a BLL-SIS member with no more than 5 years of membership in AALL or an AALL chapter; or
- be a BLL-SIS member currently enrolled in an educational program that leads to a career in law librarianship or legal information; or
- work in the legal information field as a paraprofessional or similar, with an interest in career advancement through involvement with AALL.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINE
Applicants must submit an application form and personal statement by April 1, 2023 to the BLL-SIS Grants & Awards Committee Chair.
SLA Engineering Community Library Student Award announcement to your students. Deadline for submission is April 15, 2023.
SLA Engineering Library Student Award sponsored by SPIE Digital Library
This award is for students enrolled in a curriculum of library or information science at least part time (two or more courses).
The award is $1200 which covers the cost of in-person SLA 2023 Annual Conference registration and stipend of remaining amount for travel, lodging and related expenses. The SLA Annual Conference is May 16-19 in Detroit, Michigan.
Deadline for Submission: April 15, 2023.
- The SLA Engineering Library Student Award sponsored by SPIE Digital Library will be given to the qualified student who submits a personal statement of up to 1000 words on how they believe this award will benefit them personally and professionally.
- The winner of the award must be an SLA member in good standing by the time of the annual conference and the award presentation.
Instructions for submission:
Submit your nomination by April 15, 2023.
Provide your name, address, telephone number, email address, name of your library/information school and statement to:
Bette Finn, SLA Awards Committee, at email@example.com.
Questions about the award may also be addressed to Bette.
Applicants will receive notification of award status by May 1.
The award recipient’s name will be posted to the Engineering Community’s website.
REMINDER: LIS Career Week is next week March 27-March 30!
IU Luddy hosts career fairs for students to engage with leading technology organizations, investigate career possibilities, and discover the skills and qualifications needed to become a competitive candidate in the future.
Any IU student whose coursework, skills, and interests align with a career in library sciences is welcome to attend.
Handshake’s virtual career fair platform allows you to:
• Meet and interact with employers/recruiters via video, audio, or chat
• Discover new career opportunities
• Get personalized employer recommendations based on your Handshake profile
• Never wait in line
• Pre-schedule 1:1 or group sessions with employers ahead of the fair. Registration will begin on Monday March 20th at 8am. Sessions are limited and are first come, first served so we recommend taking action early.
Wondering what you can do now to prepare for the fair?
• Update your resume (We’re here to help!)
• Upload your resume to Handshake
• Update your Handshake profile
• Set your profile visibility to “Community” or “Employers”
• Check your notification settings and reminder preferences
• Test your technology in advance
• Make a good impression. Bring your unique perspective to the table, ask great questions, and follow up with recruiters after the fair.
The Career Services team is available to help before, during, and after the fair!
Position Opportunity: Customer Service Assistant (PT) Brownsburg Public Library
For more information and to apply, click here.
What do we need?
We are seeking a high energy, customer service oriented, team player. A high
school diploma is required and customer service experience is preferred. A
comfort level with computers, technology, and people is a must.
What would you do?
Check in items, inspect items, check out items, process holds, collect fines and
fees, place meeting room reservations, and more.
When would I work?
Approximately 11 hours per week that includes at least one evening per week and
one weekend (Saturday and Sunday) per month.
How much would I make?
Anything else I should know?
All of our part-time employees receive paid time off as well as flexible schedules with the opportunity to pick-up more hours on a fairly regular basis. Schedules are published three (3) months in advance.